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Chateau-l'Hermitage tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau du Lude at 17 km from Chateau-l'Hermitage

Visit Chateau-l'Hermitage: highlights and tourist information

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Chateau-l'Hermitage is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Lude at 17 km and Le Mans at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chateau-l'Hermitage, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Chateau-l'Hermitage in Pays de la Loire.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 17 km (direction south)

The Chateau de Lude and its lovely gardens are...

See Chateau du Lude guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 23 km (direction south)

Le Mans is best known for its famous car...

See Le Mans guide


at 29 km (direction west)

Parcé sur Sarthe is a classified petites cites de caractere and...

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

The small town of Asnières-sur-Vègre is especially picturesque in the area around...

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 36 km (direction south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Bauge is a small traditional town with a small castle -...

See Bauge guide


at 36 km (direction west)

Solesmes is known for its Abbey Saint-Pierre, an important benedictine abbey that...

See Solesmes guide


at 47 km (direction west)

It is the countryside around Beaumont-sur-Sarthe that is the main attraction,...

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide


at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

The principal attraction in Saulges is the caves, occupied in...

See Saulges guide


at 48 km (direction north-west)

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th century and...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village of...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 55 km (direction north-east)

The medieval character and picturesque setting make La Ferté-Bernard one...

See La Ferte-Bernard guide


at 58 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of Notre Dame,...

See Evron guide


at 59 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Tours is a large important town with numerous monuments, gardens and...

See Tours guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 59 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The la Psalette cloister and the cathedral of Tours together make a...

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Sarthe

Map of places to visit near Chateau-l'Hermitage


Markets in and near Chateau-l'Hermitage

  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Arnage: market Saturday (14km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (15km)
  • Le Lude: market Thursday (17km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (20km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (20km)
  • Chateau-du-Loir: market Saturday (21km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (22km)
  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (22km)

More information about Chateau-l'Hermitage, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Chateau-l'Hermitage, France

What to do at Chateau-l'Hermitage? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Chateau-l'Hermitage.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (22km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (23km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (24km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (5km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (17km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (19km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (26km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (30km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (36km)
  • Parc de Lathan (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (25km)
  • Cogners (36km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (58km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (13km)

Geography and distances

Chateau-l'Hermitage is in the north-west of France at 24 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Chateau-l'Hermitage is 199 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chateau-l'Hermitage

Canton: Pontvallain

Arrondissement: Flèche

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72510

Distance to Chateau-l'Hermitage

from Le Mans (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 199 km

from Calais: 370 km

from Nice: 714 km

from Bordeaux: 335 km

from Strasbourg: 567 km

Getting here

Most visitors get here by car having taken a ferry, probably to Saint-Malo or Caen, and then a drive of around 2 - 3 hours. For driving distances to Chateau-l'Hermitage from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Oize, Parigne-le-Polin, Pontvallain, Requeil, Saint-Biez-en-Belin, Saint-Ouen-en-Belin and Yvre-le-Polin.

This page in French: Visiter Chateau-l'Hermitage

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